Obituaries for May 2010

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Francis “Bo” Eugene Eugene

Francis “Bo” Eugene Atchley, 79, of Payson, died April 28, 2010. He was born Dec. 29, 1930 in Phoenix to Harold Deane Atchley and Frances Eugene Sanders Atchley. He attended North High School and served in the U.S. Navy during ...

Margaret D. Crout

Margaret D. Crout, 80, of Payson, passed away April 29, 2010. She was born on June 29, 1929 in Milwaukee, Wis. and spent much of her time doing volunteer work at Payson Regional Medical Center and at Maryvale Hospital in ...

Val Sr Nitzsche

Val Nitzsche Sr., 86, passed away April 29, 2010 at Mayo Hospital in Scottsdale, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Nov. 26, 1923 in Brenham, Texas to Ewald and Rosa Englemohr Nitzsche. He married Iva Jewell Burns on ...

Robert “Bob” Mathew Norman

Robert “Bob” Mathew Norman, 70, of Payson, died April 22, 2010. He was born Aug. 28, 1939 in Norwich, Conn. to Robert Mathew Norman Sr. and Claire Rita Norman. He was with Motorola for 37 years, working in computer science. ...

Edythe Sundra Mathis (nee Werner)

Edythe Sundra Mathis (nee Werner), 95, of Scottsdale and recently Ponderosa Springs (Christopher Creek), Ariz., passed away May 2, 2010 at her home. She was born Sept. 26, 1914 in Camden, N.J. to Joseph and Clara Werner. Edythe and her ...

Earl William Schultz

Earl William Schultz passed away April 27, 2010. He was born Jan. 21, 1918 in Cudahy, Wis. He married Virginia, his wife of 67 years, on Oct. 17, 1942. They moved to Globe in the summer of 1944, and then ...

Arleen J. Vorce

Arleen J. Vorce, 80, of Payson, died May 2, 2010 in Prescott Valley. She was born April 10, 1930 in Tobias, Neb. “God allows us our small amount of time here on earth to know more about Him through His ...

Zeida E. Carter

Zeida E. Carter passed away peacefully May 5, 2010 in Payson. She was born June 16, 1920 in Wilmington, Del. to Perla and James Halter. Mrs. Carter had made her home in Arizona for the last 56 years. She was ...

Doyle Young

Doyle Young passed away of Alzheimer’s on May 1, 2010 in Payson, at the age of 82. He was born on Oct. 29, 1927 to Alfred and Dora Young at Cassville, Mo. and attended school at Mineral Springs, Mo., and ...

William “Billy” L. Wells

William “Billy” L. Wells, born July 8, 1949 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, died April 9, 2010 in Long Beach, Calif. He first came to Payson in 1962. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps and was a Vietnam veteran. Mr. Wells ...

Arleen J. Vorce

Arleen J. Vorce, 80, of Payson, died May 2, 2010 in Prescott Valley. She was born April 10, 1930 in Tobias, Neb. Mrs. Vorce is survived by sons, Stanley (Denise) Vorce of Chino Valley and Tom (Lori) Vorce of Payson; ...

Ed Schwebel

Ed Schwebel passed away unexpectedly May 11, 2010. He served as a navigator with the Air Force in Vietnam and moved to Arizona shortly after his discharge, taking a job with Motorola. He retired to Mesa del Caballo where he ...

Beverly Jean Snider

Beverly Jean Snider, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died May 10, 2010 in Payson. She was born April 13, 1944 in Phoenix, to Henry and Barbara Hinchcliff. Mrs. Snider enjoyed spending time with her family and doing projects with ...

Jill Lovett

Jill Lovett, 55, passed away May 15, 2010 in Phoenix. She was born Nov. 23, 1954 to Harry C. May and Dawn May Sorg. She is pre-deceased by her father, Harry C. May and grandparents, Charles and Doris Gaywood and ...

Lyle Jr. N. Smith

Lyle N. Smith Jr., 56, of Pine passed away May 20, 2010 in Mesa. He was born Nov. 27, 1953 in Los Angeles, Calif., and spent the younger years of his life there. He traveled extensively while serving with the ...

Martha Williamson

Martha Williamson died May 17, 2010 at Hospice Compassus in Payson. She was born Dec. 29, 1942 in St. Joseph, Mo. to Donald McDowell and Mary Reynolds. Mrs. Williamson had resided in Payson since the late 1990s. Her life’s work ...

Randy Morder

Randy Morder passed away May 17, 2010 at the Mayo Hospital in Phoenix. He was born in 1960 in Johnstown, Pa. and moved to Phoenix when he was 2 years old. He played Little League baseball with his brother, Mark, ...

Viola Schmidt

On May 19, 2010 Viola was reunited with her beloved parents, Rosendo and Aurora Madrid; and brothers, Pat and Roy Madrid. She now lovingly watches over her husband and the love of her life, Robert E. Schmidt; her children, Janet ...

June Hoedl

June Hoedl, 91, passed away May 19, 2010 in Payson. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, but spent most of her life living in South Florida until her move to Payson 14 years ago. As a newly married woman, Mrs. ...

Naomi L. Stevens

Naomi L. Stevens was born Aug. 9, 1917 to A. P. Pearce and L. A. Pearce. She died May 23, 2010 in Payson. She was a member of the Rimstones Rock Club of Payson, Washington Women’s Club in Phoenix and ...

Betty Wendle

Betty Wendle passed away May 23, 2010. She was born Nov. 12 1936 in Warren, Ohio. Her oldest daughter, Susan Marie, preceded her in death by six years. Mrs. Wendle’s survivors are her son, Oscar (Bud) Wendle of Erie, Pa.; ...

Donald Dwight Garvin

Donald Dwight Garvin, 79, born Sept. 13, 1930 to George and Bertha Garvin of South Dakota, passed away on May 14, 2010 surrounded by his three children, Danell Ann Loy of Payson, Donna Louise Cox of Gilbert and Donald John ...

Marjorie Nichols

Marjorie Nichols, 96, of Payson, passed away May 24, 2010. She was born May 4, 1914 in Glen Bernie, Md. Mrs. Nichols is survived by her three sons, Richard Nichols of Star Valley, Steve Nichols of Payson and Mark Nichols ...

Paul Willsher

Paul Willsher, 66, of Strawberry, was born April 21, 1944 and passed away May 10, 2010 at home. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Glenda; daughter, Tammy (Steve) Estorga; son, Fred (Liz) Willsher; and grandchildren, Freddie ...

Charlie Hudson Henderson

Charlie Hudson Henderson of Star Valley passed away peacefully at home with son Fred at his bedside on May 23, 2010. He was born March 5, 1916 near Olton, Lamb County, Texas, the oldest of 12. His parents were Ridland ...

Ron Sorenson

Ron Sorenson was born Feb. 19, 1920 in Council Bluffs, Iowa and passed away May 25, 2010 in Payson. He moved to California with his mother, father, brother and sister at an early age. He attended school in Alhambra and ...